30 Jan '17, 5pm
Minimalist and tranquil, Maru Coffee is the perfect fit for LA’s Los Feliz neighborhood. https://t.co/EThCiWWwyf
There’s a new coffee shop open in Los Feliz, the small neighborhood in Los Angeles that borders Silver Lake and Hollywood. A lot of small and independent businesses line the streets here, including a fair share of coffee spots. One of the newest to hit the scene is Maru Coffee , a minimalist and tranquil spot that fits into the eclectic makeup of Los Feliz perfectly. A dream conceived by co-founders Jacob Park and Joonmo Kim more than three years ago, Maru finally began serving coffee in late September. On a visit, you may catch Park behind the bar—he’s not just an owner, but also the head barista and a certified Q Grader . Co-founder Kim is also in-house most days and manages the business side of things. “It’s an amazing feeling to see your vision come to life,” he tells me. Joonmo Kim Maru is from an old Korean word ‘San Ma Ru’ which means mountaintop, Kim tells me, “it ...